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Why Māori need an independent political voice in Parliament

Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 1:54 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party says the Labour Leader’s response to two of its Māori MPs attending a charter school fundraiser is one of the many reasons why it’s so important for Māori to have an independent political voice. More >>

Staff need stronger Māori cultural capability

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 5:01 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader, Marama Fox, has today asked questions of the Social Development Minister in the wake of the Children’s Commissioner’s report, State of Care, 2015. More >>

Minister announces investigation

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 1:16 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Development Māori Te Ururoa Flavell announced today that he will direct a ministerial investigation into the affairs of Aupōuri Māori Trust Board, under section 33 of the Māori Trust Boards Act 1955. More >>

Māori Technology Scholarship to change lives

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 11:27 am | The Maori Party

Māori Development Minister, Te Ururoa Flavell, welcomes a new initiative to encourage more Māori into the Information Technology sector today. More >>

Māori Party congratulates Hon Dr Sir Pita Sharples

Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 2:49 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party congratulates one of its founding Co-leader’s Hon Sir Pita Sharples, who received his Knighthood at Government House in Auckland today. Sir Pita was appointed a Knight Companion in the 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services as a ... More >>

POROPOROAKI: Putiputi O’Brien QSMa

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 4:18 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party grieves with whānau across Aotearoa for a champion of health, a leader of learning, Aunty Putiputi O'Brien. More >>

List of high risk industries anticipated

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 2:43 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party welcomes the greater transparency over which workers will automatically have a health and safety representative regardless of their company’s size. More >>

Poroporoaki: Stuart Panapa QSM

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 2:00 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader, Marama Fox, has expressed her sadness at the passing of Stuart Panapa, QSM, of Ruahapia Marae. More >>

Contractor wage bill passes first reading

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 1:11 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader Marama Fox says the party’s support for the Minimum Wage (Contract Remuneration) Amendment Bill last night is consistent with the Māori Party’s policy on raising the minimum wage More >>

Māori Party welcomes greater iwi input into local councils

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 9:28 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is pleased to see that iwi in the Taranaki and Hawkes Bay regions will have greater input in to their local regional councils. More >>

Restoring the mana of Ngāruahine and Ngāti Hineuru

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 9:04 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell says today is a hugely significant day for the tribal members of Ngāruahine and Ngāti Hineuru. More >>

Encouraging Māori to have their say on family violence laws

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 9:58 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party urges whānau, hapū, iwi and Māori to have their say on the wide-ranging review of family violence laws. More >>

Minister intends to introduce Māori Land Bill into the House

Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 7:51 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Development Minister, Hon Te Ururoa Flavell, intends to allow for more time to develop the Ture Whenua Māori Bill within an expanded work programme, which is aimed at fully realising the utilisation of Māori land. More >>

Māori Party calling for te reo Māori on New Zealand coins

Saturday, 1 August 2015, 11:50 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is calling for any new distribution of New Zealand coins to have both Māori and English on them. More >>

The Māori Party stands firmly opposed to the TPPA

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 11:08 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party stands firmly opposed to the TPPA Mounting concerns about the impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement on tangata whenua are shared by the Māori Party Co-leaders Marama Fox and Te Ururoa Flavell, as final negotiations continue ... More >>

Poroporoaki for Anzac Pikia

Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 9:53 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is deeply saddened at the loss of Anzac Pikia, a beautiful young man who strengthened the voice of Māori broadcasting through two decades as a reporter, producer, journalist and presenter on Te Karere and Te Kāea. “The Anzac legacy ... More >>

Getting behind Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

Monday, 27 July 2015, 9:12 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party encourages everyone to make the most of Māori Language Week, starting today, and nurture the use of te reo Māori among whānau. More >>

Māori Party shine a light on housing problems faced by Māori

Tuesday, 14 July 2015, 4:30 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party shines a light on housing problems faced by Māori The Māori Party is highlighting the plight still faced by tāngata whenua, who continue to be discriminated against when it comes to trying to own or rent a home. Its message has been prompted ... More >>

Tuia Te Ako 2015 - Speech by Marama Fox

Friday, 10 July 2015, 4:57 pm | The Maori Party

Tuia Te Ako 2015 Te Kete Ika, Lincoln University Thursday 9 July 2015 Marama Fox; Co-leader of the Māori Party It is a special thrill to be with you this morning, to start our discussions today about repositioning – Waihangatia anō te ako. I ... More >>

Māori Party welcomes healthier and safer rental homes

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 8:51 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is proud its advocacy work of having more whānau living in healthy, warm and safe homes is now a reality. More >>

 

 

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